Must-Have Sephora Eye-Shadow Palettes For Color Maximalists
Do neutrals put you to sleep? Do you find beige blah? And do your eyes light up when you see a makeup palette with all colors of the rainbow?
We feel you. For those who believe more is more, color is the most appealing reason to play with makeup — and these days, the range of available eye-shadow hues is truly unprecedented. Whether you're drawn to a matte lime green, a rich Yves Klein blue, or a reflective foil violet, Sephora has dozens upon dozens of palettes — many of them exclusive! — to take your artistry to the next level. So if you're ready for a shock of neon or a multitonal smoky eye, read on to discover the best colorful eye-shadow palettes we've seen in a very long time. (Dare you to try just one.)
Charlotte Tilbury Starry Eyes to Hypnotize Eyeshadow Palette
Create rich-girl allure with this Charlotte Tilbury Starry Eyes to Hypnotize Eyeshadow Palette ($75). It offers four sophisticated ways to accentuate your eyes with beautiful, brilliant color.
Kat Von D Lolita Por Vida Eyeshadow Palette
Violet, mulberry, copper, and more — the 18 shades in the Sephora-exclusive Kat Von D Lolita Por Vida Eyeshadow Palette ($49) are ideal for creating a rebellious take on classic romance.
Roen Beauty 75° Warm Eye Shadow Palette
Celebrity makeup artist Nikki DeRoest developed the perfect quartet of warm, shimmery tones for her Roen Beauty 75° Warm Eye Shadow Palette ($42), and they layer so beautifully that you just might reach for this compact every single day.
Huda Beauty Neon Obsessions Palette
Not one, not two, but three variations on chartreuse anchor this nine-shade Huda Beauty Neon Obsessions Palette ($29). Is it for the shy and demure? Decidedly not. But if you're an Instagram star (even if only to your friends), this palette is practically essential.
Jouer Cosmetics Tan Lines Eyeshadow Palette
Yes, you can create a subtle, neutral eye with Jouer Cosmetics Tan Lines Eyeshadow Palette ($34) — and a beautiful one it will be. But for next-level glam, consider the foil ocean blue, electric yellow, shimmery teal, or matte lime green. These tropical hues are the perfect way to channel beach vibes . . . even when it feels like Winter will never end.
Tom Ford Gold Deco Eye Quad Eyeshadow Palette
It doesn't get more glamorous than this Tom Ford Gold Deco Eye Quad Eyeshadow Palette ($75), a quartet of sparkling shades housed in a limited-edition gilded compact.
Sephora Collection Enchanted Mountains Three Eyeshadow Palette
Three essential shadow shades. Five dollars. Really, what more do you need to know about the Sephora Collection Enchanted Mountains Three Eyeshadow Palette ($5)?
Tarte Winter Wonderglam Luxe Eye Palette
This Sephora-exclusive Tarte Winter Wonderglam Luxe Eye Palette ($54) is valued at $212, and it packs a lot into one sequined package: 24 eye shadows, a mini mascara, a mini eyeliner, and a dual-ended brush.
Pat McGrath Labs Mothership V Eyeshadow Palette - Bronze Seduction
Just when you think you've seen it all, here comes the Pat McGrath Labs Mothership V Eyeshadow Palette - Bronze Seduction palette ($125) with 10 otherworldly colors that aren't already in your kit — but should be.
Wander Beauty Wanderess Fling Eyeshadow Palette
When you're ready to move beyond neutrals but don't want to get too wild, let the Wander Beauty Wanderess Fling Eyeshadow Palette ($25) be your guide. These buttery-soft, easily blendable shadows come in easy-to-wear cool tones with foil, metallic, and matte finishes that provide a little something extra.